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Product Description: Latina/o popular culture has experienced major growth and change with the expanding demographic of Latina/os in mainstream media. In The Routledge Companion to Latina/o Pop Culture, contributors pay serious critical attention to all facets of Latina/o popular culture including TV, films, performance art, food, lowrider culture, theatre, photography, dance, pulp fiction, music, comic books, video games, news, web, and digital media, healing rituals, quinceñeras, and much more...read more

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9781138638945 | Routledge, June 10, 2016, cover price $240.00 | About this edition: Latina/o popular culture has experienced major growth and change with the expanding demographic of Latina/os in mainstream media.

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Product Description: In recent years, few areas of research have advanced as rapidly as cognitive science, the study of the human mind and brain. A fundamentally interdisciplinary field, cognitive science has both inspired and been advanced by work in the arts and humanities...read more

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9780814212431 | Ohio State Univ Pr, February 28, 2014, cover price $62.95 | About this edition: In recent years, few areas of research have advanced as rapidly as cognitive science, the study of the human mind and brain.
9780814293461 | Cdr edition (Ohio State Univ Pr, February 28, 2014), cover price $14.95 | About this edition: In recent years, few areas of research have advanced as rapidly as cognitive science, the study of the human mind and brain.

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9780814252765 | Reprint edition (Ohio State Univ Pr, June 1, 2016), cover price $27.95 | About this edition: In recent years, few areas of research have advanced as rapidly as cognitive science, the study of the human mind and brain.

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Product Description: Through a series of provocative conversations, Frederick Luis Aldama and Herbert Lindenberger, who have written widely on literature, film, music, and art, locate a place for the discomforting and the often painfully unpleasant within aesthetics...read more

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9780472073009 | Univ of Michigan Pr, February 2, 2016, cover price $75.00 | About this edition: Through a series of provocative conversations, Frederick Luis Aldama and Herbert Lindenberger, who have written widely on literature, film, music, and art, locate a place for the discomforting and the often painfully unpleasant within aesthetics.

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9780472053001 | Univ of Michigan Pr, February 2, 2016, cover price $29.95 | About this edition: Through a series of provocative conversations, Frederick Luis Aldama and Herbert Lindenberger, who have written widely on literature, film, music, and art, locate a place for the discomforting and the often painfully unpleasant within aesthetics.

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Product Description: In one of the most rapidly growing areas of literary study, this volume provides the first comprehensive guide to teaching Latino/a literature in all variety of learning environments. Essays by internationally renowned scholars offer an array of approaches and methods to the teaching of the novel, short story, plays, poetry, autobiography, testimonial, comic book, children and young adult literature, film, performance art, and multi-media digital texts, among others...read more

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9780415724203 | Routledge, June 26, 2015, cover price $140.00 | About this edition: In one of the most rapidly growing areas of literary study, this volume provides the first comprehensive guide to teaching Latino/a literature in all variety of learning environments.

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9780415724210 | Routledge, June 30, 2015, cover price $39.95 | About this edition: In one of the most rapidly growing areas of literary study, this volume provides the first comprehensive guide to teaching Latino/a literature in all variety of learning environments.

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Product Description: This is the first book to explore the multitude of narrative media forms created by and that feature Latinos in the twenty-first century - a radically different cultural landscape to earlier epochs. The essays present a fresh take informed by the explosion of Latino demographics and its divergent cultural tastes...read more

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9781137366450 | Palgrave Macmillan, November 7, 2013, cover price $105.00 | About this edition: This is the first book to explore the multitude of narrative media forms created by and that feature Latinos in the twenty-first century - a radically different cultural landscape to earlier epochs.

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Product Description: Although investigations of Hispanic popular culture were approached for decades as part of folklore studies, in recent years scholarly explorations—of lucha libre, telenovelas, comic strips, comedy, baseball, the novela rosa and the detective novel, sci-fi, even advertising—have multiplied...read more

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9780472118939 | Univ of Michigan Pr, November 4, 2013, cover price $65.00 | About this edition: Although investigations of Hispanic popular culture were approached for decades as part of folklore studies, in recent years scholarly explorations—of lucha libre, telenovelas, comic strips, comedy, baseball, the novela rosa and the detective novel, sci-fi, even advertising—have multiplied.

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9780472035519 | Univ of Michigan Pr, November 4, 2013, cover price $30.95 | About this edition: Although investigations of Hispanic popular culture were approached for decades as part of folklore studies, in recent years scholarly explorations—of lucha libre, telenovelas, comic strips, comedy, baseball, the novela rosa and the detective novel, sci-fi, even advertising—have multiplied.

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Product Description: Today's Latino poetry scene is incredibly vibrant. With original interviews, this is the first meditation on the thematic features of such poetry. Looking at how Julia Alvarez, Rhina Espaillat, Rafael Campo, and C. Dale Young use structures such as meter, rhyme, and line break, this study identifies a poetics of formalist Latino poetry...read more

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9780230391635 | Palgrave Macmillan, July 25, 2013, cover price $95.00 | About this edition: Today's Latino poetry scene is incredibly vibrant.

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Product Description: Mex-Ciné offers an accessibly written, multidisciplinary investigation of contemporary Mexican cinema that combines industrial, technical, and sociopolitical analysis with analyses of modes of reception through cognitive theory. Mex-Ciné aims to make visible the twenty-first century Mexican film industry, its blueprints, and the cognitive and emotive faculties involved in making and consuming its corpus...read more

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9780472071937 | Univ of Michigan Pr, April 25, 2013, cover price $75.00 | About this edition: Mex-Ciné offers an accessibly written, multidisciplinary investigation of contemporary Mexican cinema that combines industrial, technical, and sociopolitical analysis with analyses of modes of reception through cognitive theory.

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9780472051939 | Univ of Michigan Pr, April 25, 2013, cover price $28.95 | About this edition: Mex-Ciné offers an accessibly written, multidisciplinary investigation of contemporary Mexican cinema that combines industrial, technical, and sociopolitical analysis with analyses of modes of reception through cognitive theory.

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Product Description: The Routledge Concise History of Latino/a Literature presents the first comprehensive overview of these popular, experimental and diverse literary cultures. Frederick Luis Aldama traces a historical path through Latino/a literature, examining both the historical and political contexts of the works, as well as their authors and the readership...read more

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9780415667876 | Routledge, January 30, 2013, cover price $120.00

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9780415667883 | Routledge, January 30, 2013, cover price $39.95 | About this edition: The Routledge Concise History of Latino/a Literature presents the first comprehensive overview of these popular, experimental and diverse literary cultures.

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Product Description: Why are many readers drawn to stories that texture ethnic experiences and identities other than their own? How do authors such as Salman Rushdie and Maxine Hong Kingston, or filmmakers in Bollywood or Mexico City produce complex fiction that satisfies audiences worldwide? In Analyzing World Fiction, fifteen renowned luminaries use tools of narratology and insights from cognitive science and neurobiology to provide answers to these questions and more...read more

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9780292726321 | 1 edition (Univ of Texas Pr, September 1, 2011), cover price $60.00 | About this edition: Why are many readers drawn to stories that texture ethnic experiences and identities other than their own?

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9780292747647 | Reprint edition (Univ of Texas Pr, December 1, 2012), cover price $32.95 | About this edition: Why are many readers drawn to stories that texture ethnic experiences and identities other than their own?

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Product Description: Multicultural Comics: From Zap to Blue Beetle is the first comprehensive look at comic books by and about race and ethnicity. The thirteen essays tease out for the general reader the nuances of how such multicultural comics skillfully combine visual and verbal elements to tell richly compelling stories that gravitate around issues of race, ethnicity, gender, and sexuality within and outside the U...read more
By Frederick Luis Aldama (editor) and Derek Parker Royal (foreword by)

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9780292722811 | Univ of Texas Pr, September 15, 2010, cover price $55.00 | About this edition: Multicultural Comics: From Zap to Blue Beetle is the first comprehensive look at comic books by and about race and ethnicity.

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9780292737433 | Univ of Texas Pr, November 15, 2011, cover price $25.00 | About this edition: Multicultural Comics: From Zap to Blue Beetle is the first comprehensive look at comic books by and about race and ethnicity.
9780240803333, titled "Single-Camera Video Production" | Focal Pr, January 1, 1999, cover price $30.95 | also contains Single-Camera Video Production | About this edition: Single-Camera Video Production, 2nd ed.

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Product Description: Why are so many people attracted to narrative fiction? How do authors in this genre reframe experiences, people, and environments anchored to the real world without duplicating "real life"? In which ways does fiction differ from reality? What might fictional narrative and reality have in common—if anything?By analyzing novels such as Arundhati Roy's The God of Small Things, Amitav Ghosh's The Glass Palace, Zadie Smith's White Teeth, and Hari Kunzru's The Impressionist, along with selected Latino comic books and short fiction, this book explores the peculiarities of the production and reception of postcolonial and Latino borderland fiction...read more

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9780292719682 | Univ of Texas Pr, October 15, 2009, cover price $55.00 | About this edition: Why are so many people attracted to narrative fiction?

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9780292725775 | Univ of Texas Pr, November 15, 2010, cover price $19.95 | About this edition: Why are so many people attracted to narrative fiction?

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Product Description: Toward a Cognitive Theory of Narrative Acts brings together in one volume cutting-edge research that turns to recent findings in cognitive and neurobiological sciences, psychology, linguistics, philosophy, and evolutionary biology, among other disciplines, to explore and understand more deeply various cultural phenomena, including art, music, literature, and film...read more

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9780292721579 | Univ of Texas Pr, June 1, 2010, cover price $60.00

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9780292728882 | Reprint edition (Univ of Texas Pr, May 1, 2011), cover price $32.95 | About this edition: Toward a Cognitive Theory of Narrative Acts brings together in one volume cutting-edge research that turns to recent findings in cognitive and neurobiological sciences, psychology, linguistics, philosophy, and evolutionary biology, among other disciplines, to explore and understand more deeply various cultural phenomena, including art, music, literature, and film.

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Product Description: Is there life after postmodernism? Many claim that it sounded the death knell for history, art, ideology, science, possibly all of Western philosophy, and certainly for the concept of reality itself. Responding to essential questions regarding whether the humanities can remain politically and academically relevant amid this twenty-first-century uncertainty, Why the Humanities Matter offers a guided tour of the modern condition, calling upon thinkers in a variety of disciplines to affirm essential concepts such as truth, goodness, and beauty...read more

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9780292717985 | Univ of Texas Pr, July 1, 2008, cover price $50.00 | About this edition: Is there life after postmodernism?

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9780292725935 | Univ of Texas Pr, August 1, 2010, cover price $35.00 | About this edition: Is there life after postmodernism?

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Product Description: Magical realism has become almost synonymous with Latin American fiction, but this way of representing the layered and often contradictory reality of the topsy-turvy, late-capitalist, globalizing world finds equally vivid expression in U...read more

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9780292722101, titled "Postethnic Narrative Criticism: Magicorealism in Oscar 'Zeta' Acosta, Ana Castillo, Julie Dash, Hanif Kureishi, and Salman Rushdie" | 1 edition (Univ of Texas Pr, August 1, 2009), cover price $19.95 | About this edition: Magical realism has become almost synonymous with Latin American fiction, but this way of representing the layered and often contradictory reality of the topsy-turvy, late-capitalist, globalizing world finds equally vivid expression in U.

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Product Description: Though the field of comic book studies has burgeoned in recent years, Latino characters and creators have received little attention. Putting the spotlight on this vibrant segment, Your Brain on Latino Comics illuminates the world of superheroes Firebird, Vibe, and the new Blue Beetle while also examining the effects on readers who are challenged to envision such worlds...read more

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9780292719347 | Univ of Texas Pr, June 1, 2009, cover price $60.00 | About this edition: Though the field of comic book studies has burgeoned in recent years, Latino characters and creators have received little attention.

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9780292719736 | Univ of Texas Pr, June 1, 2009, cover price $29.95 | About this edition: Though the field of comic book studies has burgeoned in recent years, Latino characters and creators have received little attention.

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Product Description: The seventeen essays and interviews collected in Critical Mappings of Arturo Islas’s Fictions aim to enliven and enrich our understanding of one of our most important authors of contemporary Chicano/a letters. The late Arturo Islas wrote three novels including The Rain God and Migrant Souls, as well as many short stories...read more

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9781931010313 | Bilingual Pr, May 30, 2007, cover price $24.00 | About this edition: The seventeen essays and interviews collected in Critical Mappings of Arturo Islas’s Fictions aim to enliven and enrich our understanding of one of our most important authors of contemporary Chicano/a letters.

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Product Description: Since the 1980s, a prolific "second wave" of Chicano/a writers and artists has tremendously expanded the range of genres and subject matter in Chicano/a literature and art. Building on the pioneering work of their predecessors, whose artistic creations were often tied to political activism and the civil rights struggle, today's Chicano/a writers and artists feel free to focus as much on the aesthetic quality of their work as on its social content...read more

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9780292709676 | Univ of Texas Pr, April 1, 2006, cover price $55.00 | About this edition: Since the 1980s, a prolific "second wave" of Chicano/a writers and artists has tremendously expanded the range of genres and subject matter in Chicano/a literature and art.

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9780292713123 | Univ of Texas Pr, April 1, 2006, cover price $30.00 | About this edition: Since the 1980s, a prolific "second wave" of Chicano/a writers and artists has tremendously expanded the range of genres and subject matter in Chicano/a literature and art.

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Product Description: Common conceptions permeating U.S. ethnic queer theory tend to confuse aesthetics with real-world acts and politics. Often Chicano/a representations of gay and lesbian experiences in literature and film are analyzed simply as propaganda...read more

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9780292706897 | Univ of Texas Pr, September 30, 2005, cover price $50.00 | About this edition: Common conceptions permeating U.

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9780292709409 | Univ of Texas Pr, September 30, 2005, cover price $19.95

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Product Description: This first critical biography of Arturo Islas (1938­1991) brings to life the complex and overlapping worlds inhabited by the gay Chicano poet, novelist, scholar, and professor. Gracefully written and deeply researched, Dancing with Ghosts considers both the larger questions of Islas's life—his sexuality, racial identification, and political personality—and the events of his everyday existence, from his childhood in the borderlands of El Paso to his adulthood in San Francisco and at Stanford University...read more

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9780520231887 | Univ of California Pr, November 1, 2004, cover price $85.00 | About this edition: This first critical biography of Arturo Islas (1938­1991) brings to life the complex and overlapping worlds inhabited by the gay Chicano poet, novelist, scholar, and professor.

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9780520243927 | Univ of California Pr, November 1, 2004, cover price $34.95 | About this edition: This first critical biography of Arturo Islas (1938­1991) brings to life the complex and overlapping worlds inhabited by the gay Chicano poet, novelist, scholar, and professor.

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Product Description: Finally, the acclaimed gay Chicano writer's unpublished short fiction, poetry, and essays are available in this collection Prolific poet, essayist, and short story writer, Arturo Islas (1938-1991) is well known for his two insightful novels, The Rain God and Migrant Souls...read more

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9781558853683 | Arte Publico Pr, April 1, 2003, cover price $16.95 | About this edition: Finally, the acclaimed gay Chicano writer's unpublished short fiction, poetry, and essays are available in this collection Prolific poet, essayist, and short story writer, Arturo Islas (1938-1991) is well known for his two insightful novels, The Rain God and Migrant Souls.

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